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the president, have a vote in congress or pay federal income tax. but the island debates to the island's peculiar status. these issues take a backseat to the problem of puerto rico is in trouble. >> graphic design professional for more than 26 years on the island. owned my own apartment, family close by, clients and so forth. >> today she owns a hardwood flooring company with her husband. she said a drying up economy left them no choice but to leave. >> we could see criminality was rising, and we could see that the buildings, mr. there were run down and a lot of businesses for sale. >> sÁnchez is one of the thousands who have left puerto rico for work. >> in a lot of businesses, in the main avenues, a lot of homes for sale. these are in nice neighborhoods, and they would stay for sale for a long time. then you see the grass growing and the trees and all of a sudden this property has been abandoned. this is it. either i move or i'm going to be losing what i have here. >> and in each "for sale" sign sÁnchez saw cropping on her street a deeper economic problem boiling. junk status. that
in congress or pay federal income tax. it has taken a backseat to the crisis front and center and puerto rico is in trouble and many that can are leaving. it has been nearly five years since making the leap of her life from puerto rico to virginia. >> i was a graphic design professional on the island. i had an apartment. my family close by and clients and so forth. >> today she owns a flooring company with her husband. she says a drying up economy left them no choice but to leave. >> we could see criminality was rising and the buildings were run down. >> one of the thousands educated puerto ricoians that left the island for work. >> in a lot of the businesses in the main avenues a lot of homes for sale. these are like in very nice neighborhoods and stay for sale for a long time and you see the grass growing and the trees and all of a sudden it is like the property is abandoned and this is it, either i move or i'm going to lose what i have here. >> for aech -- each of the for sale signs, junk status. that is the debt equal to more than 90% of the island's gross domestic product and the per cap
as a country we have to make a decision if we are going to protect tax breaks or make smart investments to grow our jobs and expand opportunity for every american. those are the head lines. >> there are reasons why men and women in uniform are killing themselves. a tragic less visible cost of war is the inside story. >> hello, i'm ray suarez. during america's two wars this century one problem has been constant and resistant to efforts to combat it. service people, men and women, active people in reserve all branches of the service have been killing themselves at a high rate. the pentagon has been trying to figure outy, head people off before they end their lives, and the suicide rate has remained sub bornlstubbornly high. first, in background. >> the largest study of mental health ever conducted on u.s. military personnel revealed a startling fact. nearly half the soldiers who reported suicide attempt said their first attempt was prior to enlistment. it was believed that long repeated deployments in the recent wars were the cause. but now a first look at a huge mental health
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